Chesterfield fighter impresses in first combat

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Chesterfield’s Lyndsey Blunkett won her first Muay Thai fight by technical knock out (TKO) in the fourth round.

Lyndsey Blunkett, who has trained at MSA Chesterfield Muay Thai for the last three years, took on Tamera Rose from the Predators gym at the Muay Thai showcase in Ashby De La Zouch.

Round One: Both fighters came out strong, Lyndsey had the reach advantage, catching Tamera with some nice body kicks and boxing combinations. Tamera is more of a counter-fighter working the low kicks as Lyndsey moves forward.

Round Two: Both fighters rushed to take the centre of the ring. There is a nice exchange of kicks. Lyndsey takes control of the ring. Tamera is using low kicks to counter Lyndsey’s forward movement but Lyndsey wobbles Tamera with a strong right cross to the jaw. The round closes with Lyndsey pushing the pace.

Round Three: Tamera came out strong pushing Lyndsey back but Lyndsey took control of the fight with a right body kick to right cross combination. Lyndsey found her range in this round and caught Tamera with a lot of heavy punches.

Round Four: Lyndsey came out confident, putting the pressure on Tamera and caught her with solid straight punches. Lyndsey realised Tamera is hurt and picked up the pace. A right low kick to right cross staggered Tamera. Tamera tried to fight back but Lyndsey caught her with a right hook. The referee jumped in and gave an eight count, but Tamera was unable to continue.